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Shade Tree Commission

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The Shade Tree Commission meets in the Meeting Room, 215 Millstone Road, Millstone Township, NJ on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 pm.

The Millstone Township Shade Tree Commission is charged with " the regulation, planting, care and control of shade and ornamental trees and shrubbery upon and in the streets, highways, public places, parks and parkways of this municipality..."

One of the Commissions primary jobs is to review the landscape plans for major subdivisions and commercial sites and make recommendations to the planning Board regarding the suitability of the proposed plantings.  Once the plan is approved and the plantings are installed, the developer must guarantee survival for one year. After that , trees are the responsibility of the homeowner.


  • Rene Peerboom - Chairman
  • Scott D'Amico - Vice Chairman
  • Victoria Talyansky - Secretary
  • Robert Wolf - Member
  • Christopher Porcello - Member
  • Ellen Terry - Member
  • Lisa Rosati – NJ Certified Tree Expert Consultant

Related Shade Tree Links:

Shade Tree FAQ
American Forests
NJ Community Forestry
The National Arbor Day Foundation
NJDEP Division of Parks & Forestry - Community Forestry
NJ Forest Service - Forest Health
Monmouth County Shade Tree - Insects and Diseases
Monmouth County Shade Tree - Homeowner Guide to Gypsy Moths
Rutgers - Landscape Plants Rated for Deer Resistance
ASPCA - Toxic and Non Toxic Plants



Town Hall • 470 Stage Coach Road • Millstone Township, NJ 08510 • 732-446-4249
Municipal Court • 215 Millstone Road • Millstone Township, NJ 08535 • 732-446-6219

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